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"Lincoln's Legal Career:" A Talk and Book-signing by Guy Fraker

Date Feb 18, 2013
Time 3:00 pm  
Location The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
Cost No Cost
Sponsor The Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Phone 217-333-3777
Event type Lecture
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The Rare Book & Manuscript Library is very pleased to host Bloomington-based lawyer and Lincoln-expert, Guy Fraker for a talk about his new book. 

Lincoln's Ladder to the Presidency: the Eighth Judicial Circuit (Southern Illinois University Pr., 2012) traces the formation of Lincoln's political network to the obscure Springfield, Illinois attorney's work "riding" a downstate court circuit.

Copies of Fraker's book will be available for purchase and signing at the talk.

For more information, please visit www.library.illinois.edu/rbx/.

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